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Why purchase this First Day of Issue American Silver Eagle struck in 2018?
Introduced by the U.S. Mint in 1986, the American Silver Eagle continues to be one the world's most sought-after coins, favored not only for its precious metal content, but for its incredible beauty. This 2018 Proof was struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver at the West Point Mint and carries the "W" Mint mark.
Adolph A. Weinman's Beautiful Walking Liberty
Lady Liberty is depicted on the obverse draped in an American flag, confidently striding toward the sunrise, carrying a laurel and oak bouquet. "LIBERTY" stretches overhead with the year beneath her feet, "IN GOD WE TRUST" behind her.
The reverse, designed by John Mercanti, portrays a heraldic eagle with a shield grasping an olive branch and arrows, accompanied by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "1 OZ. FINE SILVER," "ONE DOLLAR," "W" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
First Day of Issue Proof 70 with Travis Mills Foundation Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this 2018-W American Silver Eagle Proof a perfect Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (UC), for its flawless surface and spectacular high contrast finishes. The proof was received by the grading service within the first twenty-four hours of release, earning the designation First Day of Issue (FDI). Encapsulated in an NGC holder, the proof includes a certification label honoring United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills, along with his signature. To support wounded and injured soldiers, ModernCoinMart is giving a direct donation to the Travis Mills Foundation.
This perfectly graded, Travis Mills signed 2018-W Proof will make a magnificent addition to your American Silver Eagle collection!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Label/Signature:||Travis Mills Signed Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Walking Liberty|
|Reverse Design:||Heraldic eagle with shield and thirteen five-pointed stars|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Adolph A. Weinman|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Adolph A. Weinman|
Today, the Silver Eagle and the related American Eagle coin series enjoy a reputation as leading issues in the precious metals space. These coins are popular with numismatic collectors and stackers all over the world. They are one of the most trusted and coveted government backed precious metals issues in numismatic realm.